Alexander Aka Gorski scored 16 points and undefeated Wyoming beat Louisiana-Lafayette 70-61 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Cayman Islands Classic.
Dalen Cuff and Chris Spatola react to the news that Michael Porter Jr. will have back surgery and weigh the highly touted recruit's options with the NBA draft.
Players like Michael Porter Jr. don't often decide to play basketball at Missouri. So his decision was supposed to lift the Tigers, make them relevant again. And even before Porter played, you could feel it. Then, after it barely started, it ended.
No. 18 Purdue, averaging 102 points a game and shooting 56.8 percent from the field, including 48.9 percent from 3-point range, is eager to display its high-powered offense in the Bahamas-based, eight-team Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
Ryen Russillo and Will Cain react to the news of high-profile prospect Michael Porter Jr. being out for the season with a back injury.
Landry Shamet scored 19 points, Connor Frankamp added 13 and No. 6 Wichita State rode its second-half defense into the Maui Invitational title game with an 80-66 victory over Marquette on Tuesday.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|10||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||3-1||10||230||132||--|
|15||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||2-1||15||144||140||--|
|21||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||4-0||21||164||9||--|
|24||Seton HallHALL||Big East||4-0||24||284||28||--|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).